Fact 1. The main broadcasters RAI and Mediaset were fined for showing too many commercials.
Stop reading, start speaking
Stop translating in your head and start speaking Italian for real with the only audio course that prompt you to speak.
Fact 2. Fewer people are watching television in Italy. (This fact is related to fact 1., most probably.)
Fact 3. 90% of television in Italy is utter rubbish. ( OK, so it’s not an ‘interesting’ fact, but it’s true – look at the above two facts.)